Master of Science in Community Health and Epidemiology

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  • Objectives
    The MSc Community Health and Epidemiology (CH&E) program emphasizes knowledge, analytical skills and formal evaluative methods with application to disease prevention, health promotion and assessment of community health service and system needs.
  • Academic title
    Master of Science in Community Health and Epidemiology
  • Course description

    The program requires a minimum of five Core Classes, three Elective Classes and a Thesis. The five required classes are: Community Health Principles; Epidemiology Principles; Research Methods in Community Health & Epidemiology; Principles of Biostatistics; and Community Health Services Systems.

    The Master's Thesis is a major part of the MSc CH&E program. A thesis may include the design and execution of an applied research project in the field of community health and epidemiology. Full-time students will ordinarily complete their thesis during their second year in the MSc program.

    Class Descriptions

    • CH&E 5000.03: Community Health Principles.
    • CH&E 5010.03: Epidemiology Principles.
    • CH&E 5019.03: Principles of Biostatistics.
    • CH&E 5020.03: Biostatistical Modelling.
    • CH&E 5030.03: Research Methods in Community Health and Epidemiology.
    • CH&E 5040.03: Community Health Services Systems.
    • CH&E 6001.03: Environmental and Occupational Health.
    • CH&E 6010.03: Community Health Practicum.
    • CH&E 6020.03: Advanced Epidemiology.
    • CH&E 6021.03: Advanced Biostatistics.
    • CH&E 6024.03: Methods in Clinical Trials.
    • CH&E 6030.03: An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Medical Research.
    • CH&E 6042.03: Determinants of Health in Human Populations.
    • CH&E 6045.03: Qualitative Methods in Health Research.
    • CH&E 6047.03: A Population Health Perspective on Addictions and Mental Health.
    • CH&E 6049.03: Meta-analysis: How to Interpret and Conduct a Systematic Review or Meta-analysis of the Literature.
    • CH&E 6051.03: Theoretical, Policy and Methodological Issues in Rural Health.
    • CH&E 6052.03: Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases.
    • CH&E 6060.03: Directed Readings/Studies I.
    • CH&E 6062.03: Directed Readings/Studies II.
    • CH&E 9000.00: Master's Thesis.

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